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Introduction To College Of Nursing

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This introductory course to the College of Nursing is designed to orient students to the nursing curriculum and program. Students will receive an introduction to the simulation laboratory. Students will develop strategies for achieving educational goals that assist them to be successful in the undergraduate program. Strategies for success will include improving test-taking skills, utilizing case studies, and studying test questions that are similar to those of the NCLEX-RN Examination.

This undergraduate-level course is 5 weeks This course is available as part of a degree or certificate program. To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 5 weeks

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    Techniques for Academic and Professional Success in Nursing

    • Identify the benefits and challenges of achieving academic success in the transition from LPN/LVN to RN.
    • Identify university resources required for success in the LPN/LVN to BSN program.
    • Complete a learning plan based on personal learning style, time management skills, and short and long-term goals.
    • Identify the differences in the roles of the LPN/LVN compared to the RN in professional practice.

    Working in Teams

    • Describe strategies for enhancing team performance.
    • Compare the collaboration in an academic learning team to an interdisciplinary health care team.

    Conducting Library Research and Presenting Findings

    • Apply scholarly resources from library research to an academic paper.
    • Describe how using external program resources facilitate transition success.
    • Develop a presentation with visual aids through collaboration within a Learning Team.
    • Perform oral presentation skills.

    Thinking Critically

    • Apply the critical thinking process to solve problems.
    • Explain the expectations of professional behavior in clinical and academic settings.

    Managing Personal Learning

    • Describe learning resources for programmatic success.
    • Explain test-taking strategies.
    • Formulate a test study plan.
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